Windows 10 Top Tips & Tricks

Uncover Windows 10 most useful features in this summarized article. Some of these are what I consider hidden features of Windows 10. Super simple to use BUT not easy to find!

Excel Dependent Drop Down Lists on Every Row

Create multiple dependent drop-down lists in Excel that you can copy to every row. You'll also learn how to exclude the blank cells on the bottom to make sure each list is restricted to the number of categories available.

Excel Dynamic Sorted Chart

Create an automatically sorted Excel bar chart that ALSO lets you hide and show categories based on a flag in the cell. It's super easy with Excel dynamic arrays.

Highlight Range with Blank Cells

You probably know the quickest way to select a column of data in Excel is with the shortcut CTRL + Shift + ⯆. But what do you do if that column includes blank cells and you'd like to highlight the entire column of data? Check out this post to find out.

Excel’s Secret Count Text Trick

Check out this Excel formula hack to count text cells only. This mysterious syntax, excludes blank cells, numbers and also cells with formulas that result in an empty string.

Time Value of Money

Time Value of Money “A dollar today is worth more than a dollar tomorrow.” It’s a saying that is true for any business as well as your own personal finances.  It’s a simple principle that has a fancy name…Time Value of Money.

Excel Dynamic Organizational Chart

Quickly create a data linked organizational chart in Excel with this new free tool available in Excel for Office 365. This free Visio addin can take data from an Excel table and visualize it as an Org chart.

Calculating Returns for a Rental Property

Properly calculate returns on your rental property investment. This free Excel ROI calculator, makes it easy for you. In fact, you can use it to calculate the returns on any type of investment.

Understanding and Creating Barcodes in Excel

Find out how you can generate UPC barcodes in Excel that work! I tested it with a scanner and the Excel barcodes could be scanned. The solution uses a combination of Excel VBA, formulas and conditional formatting.

Excel Cell References

In the beginning days for any Excel user, there seems to be an unavoidable event that occurs. You’re cruising along typing in data and writing simple formulas. Then you are shown that a formula can be repeated across many rows of data using Fill Series or copy/paste. But then, IT happens!